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Saturday, February 19, 2011
The Call of The Wild Turkey - Cabin Elegance, Rustic Gourmet, After Dinner Music and Sorghum Cookies to Ensure Sweet Dreams
April 9 – May 22 Turkey Season 2011
Mountain Spirit Lodge in Chromo Colorado
Three Days of World-Class Wining and Dining Reservations $2,000/Person The Hunting is free
Deluxe Lodging, Food, Beverages of Choice, (We’ll even send someone with you to make sure you don’t get lost looking for the gobblers.) If you like, bring along a guest (who isn’t hunting for a thing) for only $500 for three days. Hunters responsible for licenses.
The Lodge is a 6,000 square foot log masterpiece. It features a 35 foot stone fireplace as the centerpiece in the great room, and is built out of 100 year old hand-hewn logs dating back to the pre-civil war era. The rustic elegance of the Lodge features four private guest rooms, each uniquely its own with an antique double size bathtub and wood burning stove to compliment the best bed you have ever slept on. Our master dining room can seat up to 14 people at its 17 foot black walnut banquet table.
Our chef will prepare rustic gourmet meals. Selections of wine and cocktails are included. Shop in nearby Pagosa Springs; visit museums and the artists of Chama; read & nap by the fire; hike in the mountains;
or settle back and enjoy Jack Daniel’s or Cognac & a cigar at sunset. It’s up to you.
Gary Morris will be at the ranch for most of the hunting season and when he is—there’s always the possibility of a little after-dinner music around the fireplace. Check availabilities of his schedule. Hunt or don’t hunt—it’s up to you.
From a childhood along the back roads of Texas to Music City where he was an award-winning country heart throb and to the stages of Broadway, Gary Morris is one of the world’s most diversified entertainers. His voice resonates with unparalleled power and he wraps each note around the lyrics as if he owned the copyright to whatever he is singing – “Amazing Grace,” Bach prelude “Ava Maria,” or the bluesy Hank Williams classic “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry.” Gary Morris is the consummate entertainer who can still an audience alone with his voice, along with his guitar or accompanied by a symphonic orchestra.
Come in from a long hike or a hunt and enjoy some of Gary's favorite Sorghum Cookies. And sometimes the housekeeper turns your bed down at Mountain Spirit and leaves a cookie on the nightstand - just to insure sweet dreams. xo
Sorghum Cookies 1-1/2 cups shortening
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs 1 cup sorghum 5 cups flour 4 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cloves
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons ginger 1 teaspoon nutmeg Mix shortening, brown sugar, eggs and sorghum. Sift dry ingredients and add to sorghum mixture. Chill dough. Roll dough in balls. Bake on greased cookie sheet at 375 degrees for 9-10 minutes. Makes more than 100 cookies